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Photo: Sailors assist with onload of UCAS-D aboard USS Truman

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) is the first aircraft carrier to host test operations for an unmanned aircraft — the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator. The Navy plans to conduct X-47B carrier deck handling tests aboard the ship. (Photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman)

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) is the first aircraft carrier to host test operations for an unmanned aircraft — the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator. The Navy plans to conduct X-47B carrier deck handling tests aboard the ship. (Photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman)

Nov 26, 2012

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Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) assist with the onload of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator. The air vehicle arrived by barge Nov. 26 from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. (U.S. Navy photo)

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) assist with the onload of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator. The air ...

NORFOLK, Va. -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) assist with the onload of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator. The air vehicle arrived by barge Nov. 26 from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

Truman is the first aircraft carrier to host test operations for an unmanned aircraft. The Navy plans to conduct X-47B carrier deck handling tests aboard the ship.

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